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2020/08/31 | Coco Dollanganger

Serial Corruption Plagues Philippines National Health Insurance

Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth), a state healthcare insurer affiliated with the Department of Health, is embroiled in a Senate probe involving thousands of fraudulent claims and mismanagement of funds.

2018/07/27 | Michael Beltran

OPINION: Former President Gloria Arroyo Resurrects to Inflict More Terror

As the former Philippines president is elevated to the role of Speaker of the House, the Philippines reflects on her painful legacy.

2018/07/02 | AsiaGlobal Online

Addressing the Problem of Corruption in the Asia-Pacific

Corruption is the elephant in the room when it comes to improving economic efficiency in Asia.

2018/06/13 | Mongabay

Indonesia Elections: Corruption, Land Sales and Environmental Crisis

Land sales by corrupt politicians to pay off corporate donors are driving electoral, environmental and social crises in the Indonesia.

2018/02/26 | TIME

INDONESIA: Widodo Makes Show of Paying for Metallica Album

The gift was presented by Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen on a state visit last year.

2018/02/14 | Jeffrey Hutton

Corruption 101: An Insider's Guide to Graft in Indonesia

Jeffery Hutton offers a rare peek inside the sooty world of coal mining and the greased palms that make it happen.

2017/10/05 | Lingling Mao

China’s Disgraceful Internet Celebrity

When the gap between rich and poor is so wide and corruption is so rife, the public may have found a way to unleash their anger via Guo Meimei.

2017/07/23 | Renaud Egreteau

The Emergence of Pork Barrel Politics in Myanmar

Concerns over the waste of public money, corruption, and the entrenchment of political clientelism in Burma.

2017/06/26 | Daniel Fazio

Money is Power: Chinese Political Donations Threaten Australian Democracy

Australia’s political parties taking substantial donations from sources linked to the Chinese Communist Party raises serious concerns, Daniel Fazio writes.

2017/05/28 | Li Hui

Chinese Writers Capture Voices of the Corrupt

Nonfiction works like ‘Zhui Wen’ are challenging public perceptions of the graft by writing from the perspectives of the perpetrators.

2017/05/26 | Rebecca Schectman

Malaysia Must Wake Up to Its Human Trafficking Problem

Currently, the Global Slavery Index estimates 128,800 individuals are trapped in modern day slavery in Malaysia. That’s about 0.4% of Malaysia’s total population

2017/05/23 | Kuan Chen

WeChat 'Red Envelopes' Scandalize a Student Election in Sydney

Worlds collide: A university election in Australia was marred by allegations of bribery involving a Chinese student and a popular WeChat feature.

2017/05/18 | Audrey Jiajia Li

A Few Home Truths Revealed in China's ‘House of Cards’

'With the clear aim of celebrating President Xi Jinping’s campaign to crack down on corrupt tigers and flies', the drama not only marked the end of a 13-year-long ban on the production and broadcast of corruption-themed TV shows, it was also granted unprecedented flexibility by the censors,' wrote Chinese independent filmmaker Audrey Jiajia Li.

2017/05/09 | Kyle Pope

Moon Victory Imminent in South Korea

As liberal Moon Jae-in looks set to grab the South Korean presidency, Kyle Pope examines the politics that got him into pole position.